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The Informed Citizens Book Club meets the second Wednesday of each month. 

Old Firehouse Book Store, Fort Collins
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Raff's Restaurant, Windsor
11:00 a.m
  - 12:30 p.m.                      



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Upcoming Reads - for reviews and discussion questions please go to Books and Articles Blog
The Fate of Food 
  The Fate of Food by Amanda Little
Auth
or - Bio    
Review - WAPO
Review -Rolling Stone 

Discussion Questions:
1. Pink pineapple, scorpions, soylent green - what do you think?
2. What surprised you most?
3.  Will you change your eating habits? How?



Previous Reads

Informed Citizens Book Club - 2020
 Invisible Women:Data Bias in a World Designed by Men by Caroline Criada-Perez
The Black and the Blue
by Matthew Horace
Broken Ladder: How We Live, Think and Die by Keith Payne
Redefining Realness by Janet Mock
Charged by Emily Bazelon
Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger
 by Rebecca Traister
One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression is Destroying our Democracy
by Carol Anderson
Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of WWII
by Liza Munday
We Were Eight Years in Power 
by Ta-Nehisis Coates     
The Moment of Lift
by Melinda Gates
  


Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2019

Democracy in Chains
by Nancy MacLean
White Fragility by Robin D'Angelo
Brown is the new White by Steve Phillips
Sisters-in-Law by Linda Hirshman
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opioid Epidemic by Sam Quinones
The Common Good by Robert Reich
I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctors Journey on the Road to
          Peace and Dignity
 by Izzeldin Abuelaish
The Newcomers: Finding Refuge, Friendship, and Hope in an American Classroom
 by               Helen Thorpe          

Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation by Cokie Roberts    
No is Not Enough - Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the
               World We Need
by Naomi Klein

 Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2018
  
Infamy - The Shocking Story of the Japanese Internment Camps

            during WW II by Richard Reeves
            Gun Fight:  The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America
                by Adam Winkler
 
            Ratf**ked Doesn't Count: Why Your Vote Doesn't Count by David Daley

            The Death and Life of the Great American School System: 

                   How Testing and Choice Are Undermining Education by Diane Ravitch
            The Woman's Hour by Elaine Weiss
           
An American Sickness: How Health Care Became Big Business & How
                   We Can Take It Bac
k by Elizabeth Rosenthal'
            Acid Test:  LSD and Ecstasy to Treat PTSD – Shrode
            $2 a Day: Living on Next to Nothing in America – Edin and Shaefer
            Radical - Nawaz April
            Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-And How to Break
                the Trance
-Kardras
            Strangers in Their Own Land – Arlie Russell Hochschild

 

Informed Citizen’s Book Club – 2017 Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion
                  by Jonathan Haidt
Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy
                  of the Human Spirit
– Parker Palmer
Mistakes Were Made (but not by me) by  Tavris and Aronson
The Warmth of Other Suns–
Isabel Wilkerson                Chasing the Scream - Hari
Rise of the Warrior Cop –
Balko
Dark Money – Jane Mayer
              The Sixth Extinction –
Kolbert
American Nations – Woodward
              Chasing the Scream –
Hart               The New Jim Crow - Michelle Alexander
On Tyranny –
Timothy Snyder
Evicted –
Desmond


Informed Citizen’s Book Club - 2016

Unspun: Finding Facts in a World of Misinformation – Jamison and Jackson

The Botany of Desire– Michael Pollan

Drift – Rachel Maddow

The Green Boat – Mary Pipher

Shades of Blue – edited by Ferris
Divide –
Matt Taibbi

Give Us the Ballot – Ari Berman
Just Mercy –
Bryan Stephenson

The Righteous Mind – Jonathan Haidt